Robert Lee
Robert Lee "Bob" Rutkowski, 82, of New Albany, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, December 8, 2019. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of the local VFW's and American Legion. Bob loved playing Bingo and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
He was born on February 19, 1937 in Bridgeman, Michigan to the late Charles Sr. and Emma (Lafayette) Rutkowski. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Charlotte (Bline) Rutkowski; son, Joseph Rutkowski; and two grandchildren.
Bob is survived by his children, Allen (Jeannie) Rutkowski, Debra (Marvin) Fulton, Jackie (Melvin) Carver, and Robert (Lisa) Rutkowski Jr.; 16 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions , New Albany. His funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, December 13, 2019 at the funeral home with burial and military honors to follow at Edwardsville Cemetery in Georgetown, Indiana.
The family requests that contributions in Bob's memory be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
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Published on December 9, 2019


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